The Mad Hatter: Have I gone mad? Alice: I'm afraid so. Your'e entirely bonkers. But I'll tell you a secret. All the best people are. From the Mad Hatter's Tea Party in Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll.
A hot pink starfish found on a SW Florida beach. Apparently, starfish can be the most amazingly intense colours but they fade quite rapidly when they get washed up. This one can't have been out of the sea for long then!
Chocolate Dipped Pears with Almond Crunch by Bakers Royale : Place melted chocolate in one bowl and the chopped almonds in a second bowl. Dip room temperature pears in chocolate then in almonds. Place dipped pears on a cooling rack to set.